ARVADA, CO — Each year, the American Rental Association
(ARA) honors individuals for service to the association and the equipment and event rental industry. The following are recipients of this year’s industry contributor awards, which will be presented at The ARA Show 2021 in Las Vegas.
Rising Star Award: Andrew Heesacker, President, Arvada Rent-Alls in Arvada, Colorado
This award recognizes a young professional who has demonstrated leadership at the grassroots level. Heesacker is the ARA Board of Directors incoming Region Seven director. He has been a member of the ARA of Colorado board since 2014, serving as Treasurer three years and President since 2017.
Heesacker served as a volunteer member of the ARA Construction/Industrial and General Tool Shared Interest Group in 2017 and 2018 and has served on the Government Affairs Committee since 2019. He is an active ARA Political Action Committee supporter.
He has attended the ARA Legislative Caucus, the Young Professional conference, and the ARA Leadership Conference. Heesacker received the Region Seven Leadership Impact award in 2020.
Leadership Impact Awards
This award recognizes an individual whose leadership benefited their state, local, and/or provincial association and its members over the past year. Winners in the Rocky Mountain Construction
area include: Kerrigan Ambers
, United Rentals
in Rogers, Arizona, and Jeff Jackson
, All Purpose Rental & Sales
in Greeley, Colorado.